Died the best in the history of English football goalkeeper

Помер найкращий в історії англійського футболу воротар

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The world champion-1966 Organov banks was 81

In England at the age of 81 years died legendary football goalkeeper Gordon banks.

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This is the official website of the club “Stoke city”, which banks has performed for many years.

“I regret to inform you that Gordon passed away peacefully this night. We are devastated by the loss, but we still have so many happy memories of him that we can be proud of”, – reads the statement of the club.

Banks took second place in the list of the best goalkeepers of the twentieth century by the International Federation of history and statistics football (IFFHS), having conceded only to the legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin.

Banks during his career he played for Chesterfield, “Leicester city”, “Stoke”, “Cleveland Stokers”, “Gelling”, “Fort Lauderdale, Strikers” and “St Patricks athletic”. England have played 73 matches and conceded 57 goals. World champion-1966 bronze medalist of the European championship-1968.

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